GREEN DAY: What is cool and refreshing on a hot afternoon? (starring OMBRE HYACINTH by TOM FORD, from the JARDIN NOIR COLLECTION (2012))

The Black Narcissus

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It is getting hotter and hotter, though my lizard-like constitution is just warming up in this gorgeous mid July sun and I feel healthier, incubated, alive, in temperatures around 26-30 degrees ( It is not until the full endangering swamp of Japanese August  – 34°, with about 80% humidity, as though life had somehow become a permanent sauna –  that I start to feel a bit debilitated by it).  Even so, this hot and humid weather needs fresh fragrances, be they light tropicalia; citruses, or the icy, transient leaf florals that take you down a notch, allow you to float more serenely in a poetic envelope of Cocteau Twins blue-green.

 

Ombre De Hyacinth is a perfume I first tried this last year in Barcelona, which happened to be going through an August heatwave (one local told me it was the hottest she had ever known it to be), and…

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